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Mature neutrophil

mature neutrophil --> segmented neutrophil

A fully matured neutrophil that has at least 2 (and as many as 5) distinct lobes in the nucleus and manifests active ameboid motion.

Synonym: mature neutrophil.

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... in immune system and body clearance. Some cells do eat antigens (e.g. neutrophil and macrophage), some other cells secrete enzyme(s) or other protein ... special cell, very well-known, called Dendritic Cell (DC). When it is immature, it stays in tissues, functions to eat antigens (phagocytosis). ...

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